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The Grass Harp Summary
Truman Capote

Everything you need to understand or teach The Grass Harp by Truman Capote.

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The Grass Harp Summary

Plot Summary

The Grass Harp is a story told by Collin Fenwick, an orphan whose life spent with eccentric relatives enriches him more than he could ever have imagined. Collin is especially close to his aunt Dolly, a gentle soul whose only act of rebellion occurs one autumn when she removes herself and a few others to live in a tree house in a sprawling tree on the outskirts of a small Southern town. The episode teaches lessons of love and life for those who inhabit the tree house as well as those who try to extricate the rebels from their firm positions.

Collin is only eleven-years-old when he comes to live with the Talbo sisters, Verena and Dolly in a small Southern town. Collin recalls that his parents married at a very young age and were very much in love, his mother reduced to tears each time her husband...

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